Nick Turse reports on the proliferation of U.S. military targets since U.S. Congress gave successive presidents an essentially free hand to make war around the world.
Lowering the Throne of America’s Delusion
The U.S. will not face reality about its foreign policy disasters but rather retreats to fantasy worlds that exist only in its own imagination, writes Michael Brenner.
Schism in US Judaism Deepens
As the Ultra-Orthodox pack their bags for Israel, Lawrence Davidson says other American Jews remain in place and continue an increasingly heated debate over human rights versus Zionism.
Replacing the Pipes from Coast to Coast
Gabriel Filippelli welcomes the $15 billion in the recently enacted infrastructure bill but says it is still not enough for the de-leading work needed nationwide in the U.S.
New Year’s Day 2050
The international community will, by mid-century, need to find new forms of collaboration to contain the damage wrought by climate catastrophe, writes Alfred W. McCoy.
New Year’s Eve 2017: Bob Parry’s Last Article–A Manifesto on the State of Journalism
On New Year’s Eve 2017, less than a month before he would die, CN founder Bob Parry wrote his last article, a manifesto on the remit of journalism and its threatened demise, a chilling forecast of what was to come.
A Bittersweet 2021
There have been immense victories and catastrophic defeats, writes Vijay Prashad.
THE ANGRY ARAB: How Mossad Helps Arab Despots
Since its inception, the Israeli intelligence agency has been a terrorist organization, writes As`ad AbuKhalil.
Throwing a Shoe at the Illegal US War on Iraq
Vijay Prashad explains why a group of international media organizations reject and denounce the U.S. government’s attack on Julian Assange and journalism.
PATRICK LAWRENCE: Putin Speaks
As the Russian president’s year-end presser helped underscore, Europe will increasingly understand itself as the western end of Eurasia rather than the eastern shore of the Atlantic.